finland

Premieres

Hooded Menace's New LP Mixes Gothic Romance with Sinister Death/Doom

Stream the Finnish death/doom stalwart's dark, eerie, and surprisingly melodic new album, out January 26 on Season of Mist.
Cody Davis
1.25.18
video

The Story Behind 'Sandstorm,' One of the Biggest EDM Songs of All Time

How an unknown clubgoer turned into an iconic European DJ.
VICE Staff
1.12.18
VICE Long Reads

I Went to the Karaoke World Championships as Soon as I Found Out It Was a Thing

The only time you’ll find people from around the globe coming together to wave flags at someone thrusting to "Pretty Fly For a White Guy".
Hannah Ewens
11.27.17
Interviews

Kohti Tuhoa Is a Crucial New Voice in Finnish Hardcore

Stream the rising Helsinki punks' killer new album and read an interview with guitarist Ville Valavuo on black metal, health care, and how to get a record deal.
Kevin Stewart-Panko
11.2.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Passengers Board Final Flight 666 to HEL on Friday the 13th

Finnair is changing the Satanic flight number after more than a decade of service straight into the gates of HEL.
Drew Schwartz
10.13.17
ISIS

How the World's Safest Country Produced So Many ISIS Fighters

Finland, which last week had its first terror attack, spawns the most foreign ISIS fighters per capita of Muslims.
Lara Whyte
8.22.17
LGBTQ

What It's Like to Transition in Different Parts of the World

From Canada, to Serbia and all the way to Australia – eight individuals talk about coming out as transgender in their respective countries.
VICE Staff
7.13.17
Drugs

Meet the 17-Year-Old Getting Rich Dealing Snus Illegally

In Finland, the black market for Swedish tobacco is worth almost £45 million a year. With the support of his parents, Niklas is cashing in too.
Sara Silvennoinen
6.16.17
thump news

Influential Finnish Electronic Musician Erkki Kurenniemi Has Died

He passed away yesterday after a long struggle with illness.
Alexander Iadarola
5.2.17
News

Soldiers of Odin Canada Splinters Over Allegiance to 'Racist' Finnish Group

'Either stand with Finland, the racist founder... or stand united with us and fight on our side.'
Mack Lamoureux
5.1.17
Important Questions Raised By...

What It's Like to Be a Diehard Fan of The Rasmus After All These Years

We spoke to some hardcore devotees of the Finnish rock band to find out what exactly fuels their love.
Daisy Jones
4.27.17
Interviews

ALMA Wants to Be Finland’s First Major Pop Star

The Nordic country's pop impact has often come second to its Swedish neighbours, but this 21-year-old is set on taking her sound worldwide.
Ryan Bassil
3.27.17
0106